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Aromatherapy for Depression

Views: 643     Author: Site Editor     Publish Time: 2020-04-10      Origin: Site

There are many different types of depression. It is known that essential oil can help to treat depression, improve mood and correct negative views of the external world.


 1. Depression and Aromatherapy

Depression is not only harmful to mental health, but also affects physical health. Depression can cause stress, and can also lead to a series of social anxiety and health problems, such as loss of appetite, mood swings, loss of work ability, etc.


Aromatherapy is one of the most natural treatments, which helps balance emotions and reduce the mood swings that lead to depression. Many people prefer to use drugs and other chemicals to control depression, but they often have side effects. Long term usage can cause negative effects on the brain, even permanent damage. Essential oil therapy is the safest way to overcome depression, which has been used for thousands of years. In fact, we can control depression effectively only by aromatherapy without using any drugs.


In addition to essential oil therapy, the best way to eliminate depression includes daily exercise. It can be found that depression will gradually disappear by taking appropriate exercise and essential oil as auxiliary treatment.



2. Some Essential Oil Varieties That Can Effectively Eliminate Depression

Jasmine, lavender and Neroli are three of the essential oils that improve mood and help balance mood. It can be used alone or mixed with each other.


(1) Jasmine Essential Oil

This is a kind of happiness essential oil, which helps to relax emotions and reduce stress, promotes self-confidence and overcomes the negative emotions.


(2) Neroli Essential Oil

This is a popular relaxing and healing essential oil. Its fragrant smell helps to relax, dispel anger and excitement. Neroli oil helps to improve sleep and restore mental and physical strength.


(3) Lavender Essential Oil

It is also an essential oil that helps relax the mind and is widely used in aromatherapy. It helps strengthen emotions and relieve stress and tension.


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3. Usage

There are many kinds of essential oils that can treat depression, and their usage is also varied, mainly including diffusion method, bubble bath method, aromatherapy method and massage method. Diffusion method is to use a diffuser to spread the smell of essential oil throughout the room. The whole person is in it, which has a very good effect on emotional relief. Aromatherapy is to add essential oil into the aromatherapy oven. Aroma diffuser, electric aroma diffuser, aroma diffuser light etc. can be used here. Bubble bath is to drop a few drops of essential oil into the bath water, directly bubble bath for more than 15 minutes, so that people can relax the whole body and mind.



4. Antidepressant Magic Formula

(1) Reduce Anxiety Symptoms Caused by Depressive Mood Disorder

①Essential oil formula

5 drops of orange essential oil, 2 drops of marjoram essential oil and 2 drops of orange flower essential oil

②Massage Oil

The above essential oil is added into 50ml coconut oil. Gently massage the abdomen in a clockwise direction.

③Bubble bath

Add the above formula into half cup of milk bath oil, then stir and pour into the bathtub.


Add the above essential oil to the water for aromatherapy.


(2) Melancholia in Winter

①Quick acting formula

Take 1-2 drops of bergamot essential oil, drop it on the face paper and inhale.


Add 5 drops of bergamot essential oil


(3) Crying Depression


Sandalwood Essential Oil 15 drops, geranium essential oil 10 drops, and Yilan essential oil 5 drops.


24 drops of Geranium essential oil, 2 drops of chamomile essential oil.


10 drops of rose essential oil, 2 drops of orange blossom essential oil, 3 drops of sandalwood essential oil.


(4) Anxiety or Anxiety Depression


Lavender Essential Oil 15 drops, Roman chamomile essential oil 5 drops, bergamot essential oil 10 drops.


20 drops of cedar essential oil and 10 drops of orange essential oil.


5 drops of cedar essential oil, 15 drops of lemon essential oil, 5 drops of Roman chamomile essential oil.


(5) Bipolar Disorder

①Stage 1

Lavender essential oil 6 drops, geranium essential oil 4 drops.

②Stage 2

Lavender essential oil 6 drops, Rome Chamomile Essential Oil 2 drops, Frankincense Essential Oil 4 drops.


How to use the last three situations? The essential oil can be diluted into massage oil with 30ml base oil, or mixed into essential oil with specific synergistic effect according to this proportion. It can be used by indoor expansion, bathing, inhalation and other methods.


Treating depression is a long-term battle. The best health care product is to learn more about aromatherapy. Aroma diffuser, electric aroma diffuser and aroma diffuser light etc. can be applied.


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